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701 06/07/2017: Cracked phone screens are a $4 billion business2017-06-07 12:00:00
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702 06/06/2017: Do tax cuts automatically lead to economic growth?2017-06-06 12:00:00
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703 06/05/2017: Simplifying the tax code isn't so simple2017-06-05 12:00:00
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704 06/02/2017: What if climate agreements were actually good for business?2017-06-02 12:00:00
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705 06/01/2017: Pittsburgh or Paris?2017-06-01 12:00:00
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706 05/31/2017: We'll always have Paris (or maybe we won't)2017-05-31 12:00:00
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707 05/30/2017: Again with the trade deficit2017-05-30 12:00:00
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708 05/29/2017: America's parks are in danger of being "loved to death"2017-05-29 12:00:00
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709 05/26/2017: What it was like to rent from Jared Kushner2017-05-26 12:00:00
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710 05/25/2017: What, me worry?2017-05-25 12:00:00
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711 05/24/2017: The CBO has spoken2017-05-24 12:00:00
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712 05/23/2017: Trump's budget math doesn't quite add up2017-05-23 12:00:00
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713 05/22/2017: It's not hard to get into Mar-a-Lago, if you're a hacker2017-05-22 12:00:00
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714 05/19/2017: TGIF2017-05-19 12:00:00
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715 05/18/2017: Trade is center stage as Trump heads abroad2017-05-18 12:00:00
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716 05/17/2017: That joke we made yesterday about markets? Not so funny now.2017-05-17 12:00:00
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717 05/16/2017: Investors might be just too exhausted to react to Trump2017-05-16 12:00:00
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05/16/2017: Investors might be just too exhausted to react to Trump

In the past week, the president of the United States shared highly classified information with the Russians after he fired the director of the FBI. That whole affair was still roiling as we taped this show. Before that, Congress pulled a major piece of legislation affecting almost 20 percent of the American economy off the House floor before a vote, then passed it by the thinnest of margins. In different times, all this chaos would have spooked traders, shaken up markets and maybe Washington in the process. So it's worth hitting pause and asking: What did the markets know? And when did they know it? Then: What you need to know about Ford's plan to cut 10 percent of its global workforce, and the U.S. Postal Service's bid for millennials. Plus, as the WannaCry cyberattack fades, a new story is emerging: Hollywood films held by hackers for ransom. What would it take for studios to pay up? Should they?…read more

718 05/15/2017: Why pay a ransom in bitcoin?2017-05-15 12:00:00
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719 05/12/2017: This week was packed, with few exceptions2017-05-12 12:00:00
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720 05/11/2017: Trumponomics2017-05-11 12:00:00
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